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Digital Storm's Vanquish Gaming PCs Nearly Eliminate Pre Built Pricing Premium

Maximum PC: One of the beneifts of rolling your own rig is that you can potentially save money versus buying a pre built machine. That isn't always true of bulk OEMs that shovel piles of trialware and other third-party bloat as a way of reducing costs, but more often than not, boutique system builders attach hefty premiums to off-the-shelf parts you can purchase and assemble on your own. Digital Storm is looking to change the game.

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newsguy1191d ago

how do these guys make money???

Saryk1191d ago

I looked into starting my own gaming PC business back in 05. I talked to ATI about selling their video cards in computers and solo. They told me plainly that I would have to by X amount for Y price, the price from them at the time for the best video card ATI had was $49 each. Something that really got me was that I couldn't sell them for under Z price if I ever did they would jerk my licenses.

Gravitic1191d ago

What garbage. FX 4300 and HD7750 for 700 dollars, is an awful deal.

LAWSON721191d ago (Edited 1191d ago )

I think that rig could be built for $550

Dasteru1190d ago

Just checked Newegg.

Corsair Carbide Series 300R: $74.99

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 430W: $44.99

ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS AM3+: $54.99

AMD FX-4300 Vishera 3.8GHz: $119.99

HIS iCooler H775F1GD Radeon HD 7750 1GB: $99.99

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600: $69.99

Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM: $79.99

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner OEM: $19.99

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM: $99.99

Total: $669.91 before taxes/shipping

Dasteru1189d ago

Here is a link to the build. Prices have gone up a bit since my last reply.

http://secure.newegg.ca/Wis...